Tag Archives: raising the bar

June 29, 2017

Kyle’s diet advice

By Kyle Finneron

Shortly after my last show I had a little fun with my eating before going onto my next preparation cycle or “prep.” I read how some elite powerlifters eat over 10,000 calories a day. Now, keep in mind I’m talking about someone…

April 19, 2017

Staying humble, applying tanner

My first men’s physique show By Kyle Finneron

“Men’s physique debut, you’re on deck!” the announcer said. The other competitors and I looked at each other in a panic. I grabbed a handful of tanner and started to smear it all over my chest and…

April 12, 2017

Amateur prepares for Men’s Physique show, alone

By Kyle Finneron

As I write this I am looking at my “finalist” trophy from the Organization of Competition Bodies (OCB) Men’s Physique show I competed in earlier this month. Since my last column I have consumed a nauseating amount of food, I’ve been sick…

February 8, 2017

The road to a natural physique

Preparing for the men’s physique category in a bodybuilding competition I have found that I always work better in the gym when I have a date on the calendar to work towards. Late last year it was the North American Grappling Association (NAGA) North East…